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Fort Verde State Historic Park, Camp Verde

(4.3/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Fort Verde State Historic Park is located in Camp Verde. Use our Camp Verde tourist route planner to arrange your visit to Fort Verde State Historic Park and other attractions in Camp Verde.
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  • We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Fort Verde! Our prearranged tour was led by volunteer Bob Erb, who was dressed in a French-inspired US Army uniform of the 1870s. His detailed descriptions of the or...  more »
  • This is a great place to take family and learn about the history of the surrounding area of Camp Verde. I was really impressed with the staged exhibits and the condition of the property. Will go back ...  more »
  • Was really glad that we took the time to go visit this site. The park ranger was amazing and took time to give us a history of the complex which made our visit even more memorable. The buildings are i...  more »
  • The museum has some interesting displays with a short 20 minute movie to watch on the fort. There are 3 buildings you can walk through with period displays. The married officers quarters and the single officers quarters and the camp physician's house. All homes are self guided. The park personal were all very friendly and quite informative. They were all more than willing to take time to answer questions and explain the displays. There is a small book store on premise. Worth the stop!
  • I had high expectations for this place...and it really disappointed me. It's definitely not worth the $7. I love historical places, but this place was so EMPTY. I'm sure it's good at one of their annual events, but I went on a regular day. There were NO other visitors there. I took my time in the museum, but it's mostly stuff to read, rather than artifacts to look at. There's three or so historical forts to walk through, but it really doesn't take long, and they're all similar to each other. I was looking forward to getting to dress to clothes from the time period, because I had read it in a bunch of Yelp reviews, but there were no signs about it or anything. Eventually, I asked an employee about it, and she was able to show me where the clothes were and allow me to put them on. So we got our pictures...but it was a little awkward that I had to ask for it.
  • We came up on Fort Verde days. Admission was free but I don't think it was that much anyway. Staff were friendly and the displays were interesting.
  • Love the educational events they put on here, like History of the Buffalo Soldiers.
  • Very interesting